She woke Meg with a "Merry Christmas," and bade her see
what was under her pillow.
The Fair Ground stands on top of a low hill rising out of the valley of Wine Creek and from the grand-stand one can see
at night, over a cornfield, the lights of the town reflected against the sky.
Although Jim Burden and I both live in New York, and are old friends, I do not see
much of him there.
That I will, and in English that the king needn't be ashamed to answer," returned the hunter, speaking in the language of which he boasted; "but I see
nothing, nor do I hear the sounds of man or beast; 'tis strange that an Indian should understand white sounds better than a man who, his very enemies will own, has no cross in his blood, although he may have lived with the red skins long enough to be suspected
As a supernumerary official, of some kind or other, aboard a packet-ship, he had visited Europe, and found means, before his return, to see
Italy, and part of France and Germany.
He looked like the darkly engraved portraits which we see
prefixed to old volumes of sermons, and had no more right than one of those portraits would have to step forth, as he now did, and meddle with a question of human guilt, passion, and anguish.
Oh, that manner, I could see
in my visitor's face, and not a little else besides
no black sky and raging sea, feels not the reeling timbers, and little hears he or heeds he the far rush of the mighty whale, which even now with open mouth is cleaving the seas after him.
My master went with me to the smith's forge, to see
that I was not hurt or got any fright.
When he reaches home he is not sure whether she has fainted or is asleep, but when he has to hold her with one hand while he unlocks the door, he sees
that she has opened her eyes.
Well, I've got just as much conscience as any man in business can afford to keep,--just a little, you know, to swear by, as 't were," said the trader, jocularly; "and, then, I'm ready to do anything in reason to 'blige friends; but this yer, you see
, is a leetle too hard on a fellow--a leetle too hard.
It would be my advice to persons situated in this way, to not roll or thrash around, because this excites the interest of all the different sorts of animals and makes every last one of them want to turn out and see
what is going on, and this makes things worse than they were before, and of course makes you objurgate harder, too, if you can.